Tag Archive: Premature

Apr
26

Emotional problems persist when premature children reach school age

Preterm children have higher rates of persistent and changing emotional and behavioral problems when they enter school as compared to full-term children. And, these problems are likely to persist for at least a year. Early preterm children had the highest rates of persistent (8.2%) and emerging (5.2%) problems, and moderately preterm children had the highest …

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Jan
27

Premature infants continue to have intermittent hypoxia (IH)

Premature infants continue to have intermittent hypoxia (IH) even after they are no longer experiencing clinically apparent apnea, new findings suggest. In the study, published January 20 in JAMA Pediatrics, Dr. Carl E. Hunt of the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland and colleagues also show extending treatment with caffeine past the …

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